A deal with the music superstar's estate is set to generate more than $1 billion in worldwide annual sales by 2012.
TORONTO (Fortune) -- Is reggae superstar Bob Marley bigger than Jesus? That's debatable, but the music legend who died 28 years ago is about to challenge Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson for the title of richest dead celebrity.
Toronto-based private-equity firm Hilco Consumer Capital has struck a management… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 23, 2009 at 10:52am —
Sure he is 'honourable this', 'ambassador that' and a record-breaking track star, but on Saturday, December 5, Usain Bolt will simply be DJ Usain.
Athletics' poster boy will display his mixing skills at Richmond Estate, St Ann, as he hosts the Usain Bolt 9.58 Super Party, the theme a nod to his 100-metre world record. Bolt has included himself as part of the entertainment
package that includes professional DJs - ZJ Liquid and…Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 22, 2009 at 5:52pm —
Deejay David 'Mavado' Brooks is calling for the end of the Gully/Gaza war by inviting musical rival Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer to make peace at his birthday bash on Saturday, December 5.
Mavado's manager, Julian Jones-Griffith, yesterday said he wanted to publicly invite Kartel to make peace once and for all. "Basically we want to invite him to the show at Temple Hall Estate as a show of unity for the nation," Jones-Griffith… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 20, 2009 at 3:02pm —
Anthony B, Capleton, Coco Tea for One Love Fest.
What better way to unwind from the Thanksgiving Feast, than to enjoy a night with 3 Reggae Kings, Capelton, Anthony B and Coco Tea? Global Vybz Entertainment presents One Love Fest on Saturday November 28, 2009 at Club Cinema, 3251 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, Florida 33064. Gates open at 7:30PM show time 10:00PM. Featuring King Shango the Fire Man Capelton, the Trendsetter Anthony B,… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 11, 2009 at 7:30pm —
Fort Lauderdale Haute Couture Fashion Show
NEW YORK, NEW YORK November 9, 2009 - Come Sunday November 29, 2009 the luxurious
Renaissance ,Plantation Hotel will come alive , as Synjen Magazine, Vibezz TV and Hype Radio Station
Presents Haute Couture Fashion Show , Fort Lauderdale ! After two cancellations and much anticipation,the
Presenters are proud to unveil their Fall/Winter 2010 Collection at the Renaissance Hotel , 1230… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 6, 2009 at 1:30am —
Dancehall artiste Sean Paul recently won the award for Best Reggae Artiste at the 2009 Soul Train Awards.
The event, 'Centric presents: 2009 Soul Train Awards', was hosted by Academy Award-nominated actors Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard.
The night got started with an exceptional performance by Toni Braxton featuring Trey Songz singing Yesterday. And co-hosts Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson welcomed the audience with a… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 6, 2009 at 12:00am —
1121. That's the magic figure in terms of sales for a much-hyped debut album.
Can you guess who? Give up?
Well, it's..it's...it's Serani!
Even with a major marketing push and buzz, including an expensive album launch at the Moka nightclub in New York City tomorrow, Serani's album tanked, failing to register more than a blip on sales charts. The 'No Games' disc played around, and moved a disappointing… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 5, 2009 at 11:00am —
story Julianne Escobedo Shepherd
Now that the New York City Marathon has ended we can all go back to doing what we do normally: obsess over Usain Bolt. The Lightning has been taking a break from JA to hang out in Kenya for a few days, where he has “already impressed local children with his football skills, and become an honorary Maasai warrior,” according to the BBC, further proving he is our second most admired jedi knight/sensai/dream date… Continue
Added by Mad a road on November 4, 2009 at 4:57pm —